The Standard & Poor's 500 index closed above 2,000 points for the first time Tuesday. Financial markets moved higher after some encouraging news, including a surge in consumer confidence. The Dow Jones industrial average is about 32 points below the record close it set on
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 29.83 points, or 0.2 percent, to 17,106.70.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 2.10 points, or 0.1 percent, to close at 2,000.02.
The Nasdaq composite rose 13.29 points, or 0.3 percent, to 4,570.64.
For the week:
The Dow is up 105.48 points, or 0.6 percent.
The S&P 500 index is up 11.62 points, or 0.6 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 32.09 points, or 0.7 percent
For the year:
The Dow is up 530.04 points, or 3.2 percent.
The S&P 500 index is up 151.66 points, or 8.2 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 394.05 points, or 9.4 percent.
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